Floor Screeding Farsley

Farsley Screeding & Floor Levelling Services

Floor Screeding Farsley West Yorkshire (LS28): If you are hoping to install under floor heating, have an uneven or damaged floor or are renovating a property or cellar, then you will need to find a professional floor screeding company to help you. A screed is used to create a smooth floor on top of a concrete sub-base and give a good base for your choice of top flooring material. Screeding a floor enables you to provide a durable, quality finish for any room in your home.

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A reliable floor screeding contractor in Farsley will have experience and knowledge to help you achieve a perfect floor in whichever shape or size of room you're working on. After a meticulous assessment of your screeding project, they'll be able to inform you about which method of laying is best suited to your circumstances, and which is the perfect choice of screed to use.

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Your screeding company will also notify you if a structural engineer is required for your project, in order to evaluate load requirements, flex strength and point loadings that your screed floor may need to conform with building regulations and British Standards.

Bringing in a skilled and highly trained specialist will ensure you use the proper form of screed for the room's proposed usage and get the maximum lifespan out of your floor. The correct mixture of screed and the methods used for laying it are also crucial to guarantee the final quality of your floor.

There are many screeding specialists in the Farsley area so if possible get multiple estimates for your project before picking a company and know to what standard of finish it's for. The Surface Regularity (SR) finish is the number to watch out for when getting a quotation from your Farsley screeding contractor. SR2 and SR3 may be cheaper options, however the floor screeding finish could have errors and deviations, whilst SR1 guarantees a pretty much perfect quality of finish. An SR2 or SR3 standard might mean there are ridges or flat spots that may cause problems when installing your final flooring materials.

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The guidelines and regulations laid down in the British Standards BS8204 must be observed by all Farsley floor screeding contractors and they should also hold accreditation with the manufacturers of any specialist screeding materials (Cemfloor, Gypsol, Flowcrete etc.) to substantiate their safe working practices and competence. The assessment and training of a screeding contractor by a manufacturer is highlighted through the accreditation scheme, and guarantees safe working practices and reliability on any flooring project involving their materials.

Commercial screeders in Farsley will probably tackle larger screeding projects in hospitals, shops, schools, warehouses, factories and restaurants.


Standard Screeds - This is acceptable for basic domestic usage and is a blend of cement and sand. Five parts sand to one part cement is the typical mixture for standard screed. The standard flooring screed dries at a rate of one millimetre thickness each day.

Fibre Reinforced Screed - The favourite choice of professional installers for use with underfloor heating systems. The fibres in this screed enhance it's durability and strength whilst also safeguarding against thermal cracking and shrinkage. At around 1mm per day, it has an identical curing rate to standard floor screed.

Polymer Screeds - These provide a high level of strength with a reduced thickness. Manufacturer's guidelines for drying times vary across the product ranges.

Fast Drying and Advanced Drying Screeds - If you have to progress urgently with the flooring because of time limitations, these screeds dry much quicker than standard screeds. These are usually a fibre reinforced kind of screed which can dry out at a rate of between three and seven millimetres per day and are employed in time-sensitive projects.

Liquid or Self-Levelling Screeds - Used to produce a high quality finish, especially where SR1 levels are necessary, by a latex and cement compound. This self-levelling compound provides a smooth and clean surface over a damaged floor or rough substrate to enable all flooring materials to be laid. They can be as little as one millimetre thick, and thanks to the latex polymers, will still provide a high strength finish.

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Industrial and Heavy Duty Screed - Where levels of traffic are expected to be high or heavy loading on the floor is necessary, heavy duty screeds provide maximum durability and strength.


Screeding companies will have to fully prepare the area before proceeding with any other work so as to ensure a hard wearing and quality screed flooring. The original floor surface should be cleaned to eradicate any grease, oil, paint and debris that might affect the adhesion of the screeding.

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If cleansing products were used it is crucial to remove any remnants of detergent, soap etc, and leave the surface to dry naturally. If screeding over a cement or stone floor all cracks should be mended to prevent them from "travelling" through your screed layer and causing deviations on the finished surface. A competent Farsley screeding specialist will address these problems during the site survey and make certain that all preparations are complete before moving on to the next steps in the screeding process.

A damp proof membrane (DPM) will be applied after the preparation work has been concluded to prevent ground dampness getting into the screeding and floor materials. The damp proof membrane is made of thick polythene and different layers could be used to serve as a moisture barrier and air insulating layer for the screed.

If your property is situated in an area where radon gas is found an extra barrier layer is needed to stop radon gas from getting through. If radon occurs in severe doses then a complete ventilation system might be needed underneath the layer of screed which will remove any gases that might seep in from the ground.

As soon as the base has been prepared and any DPMs installed, a sealer or primer is then put on. A primer helps with the screed to bond to the base surface and different types exist based on which screed type is being used. These products need skilled contractors to apply them in the right proportions by using bespoke equipment, such as airless sprays.

If you're installing underfloor heating, now is the time that it will need to be laid out and installed. Insulation panels will be put in position and the wires and heating pipes will be firmly mounted to prevent any movement while the screed is being applied. Warmth is evenly spread across a floor area in a properly fitted under floor heating system, and along with it being an effective choice of heating, it is an excellent choice for the majority of Farsley home restoration projects.

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Of course, if you are not installing underfloor heating, you can just skip this step and get on with applying the floor screed. The particular requirements of the room will determine the type of screeding that is used. For quick drying and advanced screeds there'll be at least a 24 hour delay before it is able to be walked on, and a further 72 hours minimum before any flooring material can be fitted. If you are laying heavy duty or standard screeds the drying time is longer and you should follow the manufacturer's guidelines in order to get the best possible finish for your floor.

The SR level of your screed can be ascertained once it's solidified enough to be stepped onto. The test involves the use of a 2 mtr long straight-edge laid down upon the surface and any fluctuations from true are measured.

  • SR1 - SR1 is the best specification and allows just three millimetres of deviation from the straight-edge.
  • SR2 - If the screeded floor deviates from the straight edge by 5mm or less it is classified as SR2 quality and is the normal standard for industrial and commercial projects.
  • SR3 - For a utility area or room where the finish is fairly immaterial SR3 is the classification and should have a maximum deviation measurement of 10mm or less.

There may also be a requirement for a qualified structural engineer to do a soundness test. The testing will make sure that your newly laid screeded surface is suitable for the load point requirements specified in the original site survey. The screeding will be subjected to what's known as a "drop hammer test" to assess flexibility and strength in different areas. The specialist measurement and testing tools mean this can only be undertaken by a fully qualified structural engineer following the guidelines of the British Standards BS8204. (Tags: Screeding Farsley, Floor Screeding Farsley, Floor Screed Farsley, Floor Screeding Services Farsley).

Floor screeding services are available in Farsley and also in: Swinnow, Rodley, Holme Wood, Stanningley, Hough End, Woodhall Hills, Fagley, Apperley Bridge, Eccleshill, Whitecote, Calverley, Bolton Outlanes, and in these postcodes LS28 5ST, LS28 5HX, LS28 5SP, LS28 5AF, LS28 5SN, LS28 5LR, LS28 5LJ, LS28 5FW, LS28 5FF, LS28 5EP. Local Farsley floor screeders will likely have the dialling code 0113 and the postcode LS28. Checking this out should make sure that you're accessing local floor screeding. Farsley householders will be able to benefit from these and lots of other flooring related services.

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When a floor's surface needs a level of flexibility, it is wise to use a latex screed. Generally coming in 2 parts, latex floor screeds comprise a cement-based compound, and a liquid latex mixture. The water that is normally used in a screed mix is replaced by the latex liquid, which makes it more flexible than standard screeds, and quicker drying.

Before the installation of the final decorative surface, this latex product is used for levelling subfloors. Appropriate for sub-floors of asphalt, quarry tiles, wood, concrete and sand/cement, this screed gives a perfect surface for the application of flooring adhesives which is also durable and smooth. If there's any movement in the subfloor this type of latex screed will produce a flexible, crack-free finish on which you can lay your final floor coverings.

Latex floor screeds are not suitable where "floating" screeds are required, for instance when an unbonded screed is being laid on top of a membrane of either thermal or acoustic insulation, such as could be the case when you are screeding over underfloor heating, and screed depths of 50 to 65 millimetres may be required.

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There are a wide range of tasks that can be conducted by your local Farsley floor screeder including screeding repairs, floor screeding, underfloor heating screeding, screed testing, screed aftercare in Farsley, monolithic screeding in Farsley, screed reinforcement in Farsley, pumped screeds, industrial screeding, floor resurfacing in Farsley, sand screeding, lightweight screeding, thin bed floor screeding Farsley, screed flooring, professional floor levelling services in Farsley, external screeding, fibre reinforced screeding, cheap screeding, coloured floor screeding Farsley, self-levelling floor screeding, liquid screeding, floor screeding tools, polished screeding, floor smoothing compounds, conservatory screeding, anhydrite screed, decorative floor screeding Farsley, rapid strength floor screeds, bonded concrete screeding in Farsley, cellar screeding, warehouse floor screeding in Farsley, structural screeds, and lots more floor screeding tasks. Listed are just a few of the duties that are performed by people specialising in floor screeding. Farsley professionals will let you know their entire range of services.

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Whenever you are carrying out any type of home refurbishments or property revamps in Farsley, there's likely to be a lot of waste generated. For your screeding work, different amounts of waste will be generated, depending on your particular circumstances, and the size of your project. If the screeding contractors you use don't take care of the waste removal, and it hasn't been listed on your quotation, this is something that you're going to have to deal with.

Hiring a skip is by far the simplest way to get rid of this waste. Skips come in various sizes according to your requirements, and deciding what sort of skip to order is essential. Mini-skips will generally accommodate around 2 yds of rubbish, midi-skips accommodate around 4 yds of rubbish, builders skips accommodate around 6 yds of rubbish and roll-on-roll-off skips accommodate around 20 yds of rubbish. Skip bags generally hold 1-1.5 yds of rubbish.

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The Tools You'll Need For Screeding Floors

  • Straight Edge
  • Wheelbarrow
  • A Long Spirit Level
  • Float
  • Knee Protectors
  • Trowel
  • Gloves
  • Spiked Roller
  • Measure
  • Shovel
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Around West Yorkshire you will likewise find: Luddenden Foot screeding, Honley screeding, Barwick in Elmet screeding, Sharlston screeding, Swillington screeding companies, Oxenhope floor levelling services, Ovenden screeding specialists, Wooldale floor screeders, East Keswick floor screeding, Thornhill floor screeders, Blackshaw screeding, Mickletown floor screeding, Old Town floor screeders, Kirkburton floor screeders, Shelley screeding specialists, Burley in Wharfedale screeding companies, Clifford floor levelling services, Menston screeding companies, Cornholme floor levelling services, Gomersal screeding companies, Shelley floor screeding, Wrose screeding companies, Cottingley screeding companies, Esholt floor levelling services, Darrington screeding companies, Havercroft floor screeding, East Ardsley screeding specialists, Denby Dale floor screeders, Scissett floor screeders. All throughout the West Yorkshire region you'll be able to find screeding specialists who'll provide various services for your screeding requirements. If you cannot find the ideal screeding specialist in Farsley itself then you will doubtless be able to find a good one somewhere nearby.


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Also find: Stanningley floor screeding, Swinnow floor screeding, Holme Wood floor screeding, Hough End floor screeding, Rodley floor screeding, Calverley floor screeding, Whitecote floor screeding, Eccleshill floor screeding, Fagley floor screeding, Apperley Bridge floor screeding, Woodhall Hills floor screeding, Bolton Outlanes screeding services and more. All of these locations are covered by companies who do screeding. Farsley householders can get quotations by clicking here.

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Other Trades Farsley West Yorkshire: Whenever you are considering doing improvements to your home or property in Farsley, West Yorkshire, there's every chance that you will need a number of different tradespeople during the project, and whilst you might be currently looking for a local Farsley screeding company, you might also require the services of a stonemason in Farsley, a carpet fitter in Farsley, a plasterer in Farsley, wood flooring in Farsley, a handyman in Farsley, an underfloor heating specialist in Farsley, solar panel installation in Farsley, a carpenter in Farsley, an electrician in Farsley, a floor tiler in Farsley, plastic flooring in Farsley, SKIP HIRE Farsley, gutter cleaning in Farsley, a plumber in Farsley, a builder in Farsley, waste removal in Farsley, and more.

Screeding Around Farsley: Some Farsley areas where screeding work has recently been carried out - Cotefields Avenue, Kirklees Drive, Richmond Road, York House, Parkside Road, Mary Street, Priesthorpe Lane, Melbourne Street, Beverley Court, Broom Mills Road, Marsden Memorial Homes, Turbary Avenue, Jesmond Square, Land Street, Frederick Street, Farfield Grove, Lincoln Court, Mill Beck Close, Claremont Gardens, Bagley Lane, Rusholme Drive, Longfield View, Wadlands Grove, Merton Avenue, The Walk, Willow Road, Springbank Close, Belle Vue Drive, as well as the following Farsley area postcodes: LS28 5ST, LS28 5HX, LS28 5SP, LS28 5AF, LS28 5SN, LS28 5LR, LS28 5LJ, LS28 5FW, LS28 5FF, LS28 5EP. Work was completed in these places by specialists in screeding. Farsley home and property owners were given competent and top quality screeding services on every occasion.

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(This screeding Farsley article was written on 16-01-2023)